Twinkle lights, holiday music, warm scarves and mittens, snow on the mountains…these are a few of our favorite things about strolling down the streets of Maggie Valley as we squeeze in a little Christmas shopping on our Smoky Mountain vacation.

There are so many delightful shops where you can find unique gifts for that special person in your life. (Or even pick up a few one-of-a-kind ornaments and decorations to deck your halls!) Here are 11 of the most popular Christmas stores in Maggie Valley for your Smoky Mountain holiday shopping:

    1. B & C Winery

      Toast the season with award-winning wine, locally crafted at one of Maggie Valley’s finest wineries. Visit their new location on 2427 Soco Road, right down the street from the Meadowlark! Choose from classic reds, whites, and dessert wines, or ask for a specialty wine and be amazed as they customize your very own bottle.

    2. Blue Ridge Craft Trail

      Discover five inspirational stops on the Blue Ridge Craft Trail that are located right here in Maggie Valley. Explore these amazing handmade arts and crafts created by local artists and give a meaningful and memorable gift to that special someone.

    3. Cabbage Rose

      Cabbage Rose is a unique and eclectic shopping experience any time of year, but it becomes a premier destination for Christmas shopping near Maggie Valley, where you can find charming bits and baubles for that hard-to-shop-for-person on your list.

    4. Different Drummer Pottery

      Drummer Pottery

      Terrance Painter’s studio is housed in an old log cabin, giving a nod to the deep history of the Maggie Valley area. As a working studio and gallery in operation since 1980, Different Drummer Pottery is always open for guests to come in and watch. Swing by to see the latest pottery project Terrance is working on and pick up a piece of wheel-thrown stoneware or porcelain work of art for a lucky recipient on your Christmas list!

    5. Dillsboro Chocolate Factory

      Chocolate Factory
      For all those folks on your list with a sweet tooth, head over to nearby Waynesville and visit Dillsboro Chocolate Factory. Choose from their award-winning and freshly made delicacies like truffles, fudge and chocolate bark. Whoever gets this treat in their stocking will know you really care!

    6. Jelly Bellies Mountain Gift Shop

      Another option for anyone who loves sweets is Jelly Bellies in Maggie Valley. Offering over 365 different types of candies – from jelly beans to jams and preserves to nostalgic classics – you can find a treat for everyone on your Christmas shopping list. They also offer a large selection of Smoky Mountain souvenirs, sterling silver jewelry, and handmade toys – all perfect for stocking stuffers!

    7. Maggie Mountaineer Crafts

      This Maggie Valley favorite is a one-stop shop for every kind of Smoky Mountain gift you can imagine. Their main shop features everything from fudge, jams, jellies, and sauces to unique gifts like jewelry, moccasins, handmade soaps, natural soy candles, and quilts like the ones grandma used to make.

    8. Maggie Valley Rock Shop & Gem Mine
      Rock Shop & Gem Mine

      Find that special treasure you’ve been looking for this Christmas. Sift through a mix of local gems like rubies and sapphires, plus colorful gemstones from around the world. Discover crystals, carvings, and more unusual gift ideas at Maggie Valley Rock Shop & Gem Mine!

    9. Mountain Mike’s Whetstone Wood Works

      Mountain Mike’s Whetstone Woodworks showcases the chainsaw carvings of Mike Ayers. He looks at a tree trunk and sees the form just waiting to be revealed with nothing more than a chainsaw and his imagination. From a safe distance, you can watch as he carves his creations on-site. You might see anything from native Western North Carolina animals to superheroes or anything you can dream up. (Fun fact: Mike holds the world record for most bears carved in an hour at thirty-eight.) His nature-derived crafts make an amazing gift for the home or garden.

    10. Nancy Tut’s Christmas ShopNancy Tut’s Christmas Shop

      Over in Dillsboro, NC, Nancy Tut’s Christmas Shop serves up Christmas spirit like no one else. Find unique ornaments from around the world with designers including Radko, Jim Shore, Mark Roberts, and more. Lounge in one of the front porch’s rocking chairs and soak up the festive holiday ambiance while you decide on your purchase. Whether your Christmas shopping recipient is a collector or you’re just looking for a thoughtful gift, there is something for everyone here.

    11. Seven Silver Seas

      A favorite spot for Christmas shopping near Maggie Valley, Seven Silver Seas has one of the best selections of holiday gifts like jewelry, scarves, leggings, and tunics. Find gorgeous sterling silver jewelry and home decor from around the world.

      After a fun day out Christmas shopping near Maggie Valley, you can call it a night at one of our Appalachian chic motel rooms or secluded cabins. The scenic mountain views and cozy fireplaces will have you feeling all the holiday cheer! Find accommodations to book here, or give us a call at 828-926-1717.